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  • U.S. Army Combat Pistol Training Handbookby Army

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 12.95

    This handbook is perfect for those interested in joining the army as well as for those who merely want to learn how to shoot combat pistols. The  U.S. Army Combat Pistol Training Handbook (FM 3-23.35) reflects current Army standards in weapons qualification and can be a guide for the instructor to develop training programs, plans, and lessons that... more...

  • The 9mm and Law Enforcement Todayby Mason Williams

    Charles C Thomas 1989; US$ 27.95

    The 9MM Cartridge; American 9MM Ammunition; Capabilities of American 9MM Ammunition; Terminal Bullet Performance on Dummy; Current American 9MM Ammunition for Law Enforcement and its Terminal Bullet Performance on Dummy; Current 9MM Pistol Safety Mechanisms on Law Enforcement Pistols; A Basic Familiarization Course of Fire for Converting Personnel... more...

  • Peripheral Visionby Catarina Frois

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 85.00

    In Portugal between 2005 and 2010, "modernization through technology" was the major political motto used to develop and improve the country's peripheral and backward condition. This study reflects on one of the resulting, specific aspects of this trend-the implementation of public video surveillance. The in-depth ethnography provides evidence of... more...

  • Community Justiceby David R. Karp

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 54.99

    In this book, several leading scholars examine the central concerns of this emerging field. Subjects discussed include the role of community organizations in crime prevention; the structural and cultural issues underlying the concentration of race, poverty, and crime; community policing; and community prosecution and sanctioning. more...

  • Selected International Best Practices in Police Performance Measurementby Robert C. Davis

    RAND Corporation 2012; US$ 9.95

    Historically, police agencies have measured their performance against a restricted set of crime-focused indicators, but modern police officers must be prepared to take on a wide variety of roles. Performance measures should be multidimensional to capture this complexity. This report describes some key considerations in designing measures to evaluate... more...

  • Professional Police Practiceby P. A. J. Waddington; John Kleinig; Martin Wright

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 61.99

    This ground-breaking book offers a practitioner-oriented overview of professional standards in all aspects of policing. With a radical, scenario-based approach, featuring both the extraordinary and the seemingly mundane, it aims to capture some of the complexities and interpretations that form the basis of such professional standards in policing today.... more...

  • Dann hau ich eben abby Margit Miosga; Christiane Edler

    Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 5.29

    Hauptbeschreibung 50000 Kinder und Jugendliche laufen jährlich von zu Hause weg. Die meisten kehren wieder zurück, 6000 bis 7000 jedoch bleiben verschwunden und leben auf der Straße. Sie kommen aus Familien aller gesellschaftlichen Schichten. Während die Situation von Straßenkindern oft beschrieben worden ist - von der Verklärung bis zur Elendsschilderung... more...

  • Police Psychology Into the 21st Centuryby Martin I. Kurke; Ellen M. Scrivner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00

    As we approach the 21st century, there is a discernable shift in policing, from an incident-driven perspective to a proactive problem solving stance often described as "community policing." In this volume a panel of 21 psychologists examine the changing directions in policing and how such changes impact on psychological service delivery and operational... more...

  • Rescuing Railway Childrenby Malcolm Harper; Lalitha Iyer

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 39.95

    Rescuing Railway Children focuses on runaway children in India who have used trains to take them away from home, and who live on railway station platforms and in trains. It presents the issues and challenges of reaching out to these ?railway children?, particularly through the experiences of Sathi, an NGO based in Bangalore. This organisation has... more...

  • Enduring, Surviving, And Thriving As A Law Enforcement Executiveby Thomas J. Jurkanin; Larry T. Hoover; Jerry L. Dowling

    Charles C Thomas 2001; US$ 35.95

    The purpose of this book is to provide a guide to future and present police chiefs, sheriffs and other law enforcement executives on how to survive and ultimately thrive in a job that is becoming increasingly difficult to handle. It reflects the collective wisdom of a group of police chiefs, sheriffs and law enforcement executives with significant... more...